Strange Defeat by Marc Bloch

"Strange Defeat" is a wartime memoir written by a French historian who served as a soldier during World War II. In the book, the author critically analyzes the reasons behind the swift and shocking fall of France to Germany in 1940. The author attributes the defeat to the outdated strategies and poor leadership of the French military and government, and also highlights the social and political issues that plagued France at the time. The book is not only a personal account but also a profound critique of French society and its institutions.

The 2420th greatest book of all time


Published
1946
Nationality
French
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
Unknown
Words
Unknown
Original Language
French

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